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Exploring issues in women's health

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This free course, Exploring issues in women's health, will introduce social model approaches to health and wellbeing, which take as their starting point not the scientific context of the body, but the social context in which women live. The focus is on women and the impact of social and cultural factors on women's health. The course touches on various issues concerning women's health, such as abortion, periods, the menopause, mental health and fertility.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand the impact of social and cultural contexts on women
  • describe how the women's movement has influenced the health and social care sector
  • identify pertinent health issues in the field of women's health.

First Published: 05/02/2019

Updated: 03/03/2020

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